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Nigeria reports 1,005 new COVID-19 infections, 24 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, reported  24 deaths in 24 hours and 1,005 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of COVID-19...

APC suspends membership registration in Delta

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its membership registration/revalidation exercise in Delta.

Nigeria records 643 coronavirus infections, 6 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 643 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the...

Nigeria records 1,624 new COVID-19 infections, 9 more deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 1,624 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

Bello wins 4 gold in canoe competition

Ayomide Bello, from Edo won four gold medals at the ‘2021 Admiral Porbeni Boat Race’ on Saturday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports...

Nigeria records 1,883 new coronavirus cases in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,883 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections,  bringing the total number of infected people in...

Nigeria records 27 Coronavirus deaths in one day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Friday reported 27 coronavirus-related deaths in the country, bringing the total number of those who had...

Air Peace receives new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft

The management of Air Peace says it has taken delivery of its first new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft from Brazil, expecting 30 more aircraft. Receiving the aircraft, which...

Police Service Commission promotes 20,356 senior officers

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of 20, 356 senior police officers, the spokesman for the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said. In a...

Nigerian Military killed 158 bandits, terrorists in 3 weeks – FG

The Federal Government says no fewer than 158 armed bandits, terrorists and criminal elements have been neutralised by the Armed Forces across the country...

Tension in Delta as gunmen kill soldier, policeman at security checkpoint

Heavily-armed gunmen late Sunday reportedly invaded an army checkpoint at Otonyasere community in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State, allegedly killing a soldier...

NDDC: Malami denies collecting N25bn bribe from Akpabio

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied collecting N25billion from the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio.

Buhari renews tenure of MDs of 7 river basin authorities, appoints 2 more

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of tenure for seven managing directors of the river basin development authorities. The president also approved the appointment...

Military impounds large quantity of smuggled fertiliser – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters, DHQ, says the troops of Operation Delta Safe, on Jan. 9, impounded 1,184 bags of Yaraliva Nitrabor Fertiliser around Effiat Waterways in Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

IG orders posting/redeployment of 21 Commissioners of Police [FULL LIST]

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the posting and redeployment of some Commissioners of Police to State Commands and Formations. This is contained...

CSO raises alarm over conflict in pipeline security surveillance in Niger Delta

A civil society group, Conduct and Due Process Group has raised an alarm that the peace and tranquillity enjoyed by the residents of areas where oil production facilities are situated may soon come to an abrupt end if the conflict between the two directors of a pipeline security surveillance company are not settled.

Nigerian Customs seizes N143.6m smuggled items in Edo

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Strike Force Zone ‘C’ has seized smuggled items worth N143.6 million in the zone, Abubakar Dalhatu, NCS Deputy National Public Relations Officer has said.

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 – NCDC

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. 

Nigeria records 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website...

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,074 new cases, 5 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC, has reported 1,074  new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via...

Nigerian lawmaker to distribute 700 laptops, 17 boats, financial grants to constituents

A member representing Degema/Bonny Constituency, Farah Dagogo, has procured 700 laptops and 17 fibre boats with 75HP outboard engines to be distributed to his...

COVID-19: January will be tough for Nigerians – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said that the nation’s health system is struggling to cope with the increasing number of coronavirus infections daily.

South-South forum backs Akpabio over appointment of Sole Administrator for NDDC

The South-South Emerging Leaders Forum, SELF, has absolved the Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, of any wrongdoing in appointing Effiong Akwa as the Sole Administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Buhari salutes sacrifices of 20 frontline doctors who died of COVID-19, mourns Ajakpo, Nkanga

President Muhammadu Buhari has saluted the sacrifices of 20 doctors reportedly killed by COVID-19 in the country, saying the welfare of frontline medical workers...

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